TV5 Monde

TV5Monde lands on Roku devices

French international network TV5Monde has signed a new distribution partnership to bring its streaming service TV5MONDEplus to Roku users in a number of territories.   The TV5MONDEplus app will begin to roll out on Roku streaming devices, starting with France, Germany, Mexico, the UK and the US, with additional countries to come. It will be jointly marketed in each local […]

Wealthy European trust international channels more, says survey

Wealthy European consumers trust international TV news channels more than national services to provide impartial news, according to a survey carried out by IPSOS for the inTV channels group. Eighty-three percent of responders in a survey of 28,000 ‘affluent’ Europeans rated international TV channels as trustworthy, scoring them five or more on a scale of […]

Arabsat launches DVB-S2 platform

Satellite operator Arabsat has officially launched its new free-to-air DVB-S2 platform. The operators said its new platform would carry a number of premium HD channels free-to-air across the Middle East, North Afria and Europe via the BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. Recent sign-ups to the platform include French international broadcaster TV5 Monde, which is using […]

TV5 Monde channels launch on Arabsat in DVB-S2

French international broadcaster TV5 Monde has begun broadcasting TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD and TV5 Monde Style HD on the newly launched Arabsat free-to-air DVB-S2 platform. The new Arabsat platform broadcasts premium HD international channels free-to-air across the Middle East and North Africa via Arabsat BADR-4 at the operator’s 26° East hotspot. Arabsat said that […]

TV5Monde Style HD launches on AsiaSat 5

French international channel TV5Monde’s lifestyle channel TV5Monde Style HD has begun broadcasting on the AsiaSat 5 satellite at 100.5° East or distribution across the APAC region. The thematic channel features a selection of programmes on fashion, luxury and design trends, food and drink, wine, art of gardens, architecture, cultural and historical heritage. The programmes are […]

TV5 Monde cyber-attacked by ISIS

French network TV5Monde was yesterday the victim of a cyber attack by individuals claiming to belong to terrorist group ISIS, the Paris-based company has said. The attack took the channel, which goes out internationally, off air for three hours yesterday, but TV5Monde was able to bring back a partial feed by 1am yesterday, reports say. […]

TV5 Monde uses Volicon Observer TS

French international channel TV5 Monde is using Volicon’s Observer TS monitoring and logging system to deliver compliance logging as the channel migrates to an HD technical infrastructure.  The Observer system is delivering logging of 11 existing services. Observer TS enables continuous logging of MPEG transport streams, monitoring of programme Quality of Experience, and the export […]